On this edition of This Week in Tennis Craig Doyle and host Phil Naessens discuss the slow high bouncing courts at BNP Paribus Open being held at Indian Wells, whether or not the rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal is still entertaining as well as their thoughts regarding what has occured this past two weeks and their predictions for the Men's semi-finals… Continue
Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on March 17, 2013 at 7:20am —
As a proud member of the Tennisopolis family, I'm pleased to announce that I've finally made my illustrations and drawings available to the general public as prints on pulled canvas or as framed art on the international art stage at Fine Art America ( … Continue
Added by Steven White on March 3, 2013 at 3:00pm —
The recent success of players like Del Potro and Davydenko, coupled with the impressive rise of the challenger brigade has somehow changed the equations in men's tennis. As we take one final look at the promising Aussie Open draw, we find out the uncertainty and unpredictability that inevitably surfaces at the year's first Grand Slam.
The 2009 tennis season was so eventful and unpredictable that the current season promises a natural extension of the fighting spirit, ferocity,… Continue
Added by TennisEarth on January 16, 2010 at 10:05am —
In our last two editions of the 'BEST of the DECADE' we talked about 10 of the finest women's players that graced the tennis world with their guile, charm and charisma. So, now we turn our attention to men who dominated the 2000-09 decade with their phenomenal achievements and swashbuckling performances to make the cut at the 'top 10 best male tennis players of the decade' list.
10 - Novak Djokovic
We kick off our top 10 list with a player who is undoubtly, one of the… Continue
Added by TennisEarth on December 28, 2009 at 10:40am —
In the second part, we discuss Murray's rise to stardom with a whopping six titles and the No.2 ranking, that he held for a short period of time and also the expectations set for the 2010 season.
When columnist Des Kelly teased Murray about Scotland's absence from the 2006 World Cup, Murray, unaware of the consequences, scacastically said, “I'll be supporting anyone but England.” Unfortunately, another journalist fabricated a story out of the comments suggesting Murray was… Continue
Added by TennisEarth on December 21, 2009 at 8:34am —
As the successful 2009 Tennis Season finally ends, it's time for rewards and recognition as the best players in the world vie for top honors. Here is the list of nominations released by TennisEarth.com for the 2009 Players Awards.
Player of the Year (Male) -
Juan Martin Del Potro
Player of the Year (Female) -
Added by TennisEarth on December 8, 2009 at 4:51am —
The remarkable 2009 season comes to a close with some extremely unusual results deciding the finalists for the season ending championships. Both Juan Martin Del Potro and Nikolay Davydenko come through some hard-fought matches to make the final cut. But who will wear the "Grand Finale Crown"?
Let's take a closer look at the contendership of both finalists as they make one last attempt to seize the top honours -…
Added by TennisEarth on November 28, 2009 at 6:17pm —
As the yearend championship in London's O2 Arena draws to a close, an unusual semifinal line-up welcomes the tennis fans across the world. Defending champion Novak Djokovic's unexpected exit, coupled with Andy Murray's loss to the number game left the ATP Season Finale with a new set of 'Gladiators', who will do anything to claim the top honours.
With Something-Old, Something-New and Something Lucky shining on the court's today, here is our assessment of the two semifinal matches… Continue
Added by TennisEarth on November 28, 2009 at 5:53am —
Six time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal's exit from the season ending championship came as a shock to some but an expected event to most tennis pundits and fans across the world. Nadal's presence in the Group B alongside his recent conquerers Soderling, Djokovic and Davydenko was a proof enough that his run at the event does not promise to take him too far. As for the others in the draw, the most significant of whom is the Swede Soderling, every single win is a bonus of sorts. Roddick's… Continue
Added by TennisEarth on November 26, 2009 at 5:07am —
Top seed and four time champion Roger Federer beat arch nemesis Andy Murray for the fourth time in 10 career meetings, this time on Scot's home soil, to increase his chances of securing his place in the semifinals of the 2009 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.
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Added by TennisEarth on November 24, 2009 at 5:57pm —
The 2009 season has been quite eventful for more than just a handful of reasons. It is the year that has seen, arguably the best tennis player of all times, break into tears at the year's first Grand Slam final, it is also the year that has witnessed the 'Clay-Maestro' topple in his own backyard at Roland Garros, and it is the year that has rejoiced the emergence of some of the brightest stars in future tennis at a stage no less than the Flushing Meadows. However, as the season draws to a… Continue
Added by TennisEarth on November 20, 2009 at 8:45am —
The 2009 US Open turned out to be a mixed bag of emotions for some of it's biggest players as every single day brought a new star in the horizon.
The 2009 Championship at Flushing Meadows will be long remembered for not one but several reasons as the amazing fortnight came to an end with two of the most surprising winners getting away with the silverware.
A mere mention of the "Story of the tournament" can spark heated discussions among fans but the truth is that each and… Continue
Added by Rohit Sharma on September 18, 2009 at 7:07am —
The men's tennis is no more about the Nadals and Federers of the game as the third and the most exciting angle comes in the form of Scot Andy Murray, and with the challenger brigade all set to overthrow the so-called dictators, we analyse the real-time chances of these gladiators at this year's Open.
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Added by Rohit Sharma on August 30, 2009 at 1:53pm —
Roger Federer is standing on the verge of creating a history as a win over Robin Soderling today will confirm his status as a 'Legend' in the tennis history books.
Now that he is into the finals, the equations have all changed but ironically, just a month ago he was totally written off as someone who may never win a slam again, or that he is past his prime. Ofcourse, there were a few exceptions too in some firm believers of Federer's talent and charisma. The other day I came across… Continue
Added by Rohit Sharma on June 7, 2009 at 5:36am —
Enjoy the point by point commentary of the semifinal action from Rolnd Garros, on tennisearth.com
Enjoy Federer vs. Juan Martin Del Potro
Robin Soderling vs. Fernando Gonzalez
Added by Rohit Sharma on June 5, 2009 at 3:30am —
The ninth day at the Open brought mixed results as Jankovic and Roddick both bid adieu to this year's championships whereas Federer made the day belong to him.
Roger Federer proved to the tennis world why he is one of the best in the business with a come-from-behind nail-biting victory over German Tommy Haas, winning the 6-7(4), 5-7, 6-4, 6-0, 6-2 match to avoid http://www.tennisearth.com/news/tennisNews/Federer-survives-thriller-Jankovic-stunned-736269.htm
Added by Rohit Sharma on June 2, 2009 at 1:13am —
Marat Safin defeated 3th seed Novak Djokovic 6-4 7-6(3) 6-2
"Until today, Djokovic was considered a serious contender for the title, but he could have been forgiven for dreading his match against the most dangerous floater in the draw. Aside from being one of the most wildly talented players of… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 27, 2008 at 6:30am —